Here is the PDF file for the Hawaii Seed Crops report. Please visit the website for more information: http://www.nass.usda.gov/hi/ Hawaii Seed Crops ————————————————————- Contact Information: Mark E. Hudson, Director USDA NASS Hawaii Field Office 1421 South King Street Honolulu, HI 96814-2512 Office: (808) 973-9588 / (800) 804-9514 Fax: (808) 973-2909 ————————————————————- Seed Crop industry...Continue reading
This is a terrible time to start importing foreign bananas due to the proposed layoffs of agricultural inspectors. The domestic crop could easily be devastated by invasive pests including banana rasp snail, red palm mite, two-spotted mite, banana root borer, banana aphid and the mealybug. Manila may agree to Washington’s proposal to allow the...Continue reading
August 30th, 2009 by peoplesdialectic I’ve always been impressed with the quality of events Kanu Hawaii puts on to help the community and raise awareness about important issues. The Eat Local Challenge is no exception. In fact, it strikes at the heart of possibly one of the most immediate and important questions for our...Continue reading
By Cynthia Oi POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Aug 30, 2009 Maggie Cox makes a good point. If public libraries on rural islands are to be closed to save the state some money, it’s only fair that libraries on Oahu share the pain. Cox represents Kauai on the Board of Education and though none of...Continue reading
Positions targeted to balance state budget By ILIMA LOOMIS, Staff Writer POSTED: August 30, 2009 PUKALANI – Plant quarantine officials said last week that laying off more than half the state’s agricultural inspectors would create such a logjam at Hawaii ports that it could cause shortages similar to those seen during shipping strikes. Carol...Continue reading
State land use panel rejects plan for 12,000 homes on Ewa farms By Susan Essoyan POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Aug 29, 2009 In a rare move, the state Land Use Commission rejected yesterday a developer’s push to urbanize 1,500 acres of prime agricultural land in Ewa to create a new community of nearly 12,000...Continue reading
Syngenta (SYT) has been included in the charts of Stocks, ETFs and ETNs being tracked, both by the previous year and previous week, on the Hawaii Agriculture Blog after Howard Dicus pointed out Syngenta’s importance to the States Economy by growing seed for mainland farmers. View the video here....
The annual charts have been updated also. CLICK HERE to view. Maui Land and Pineapple (MLP) Calavo Growers (CVGW) Alexander and Baldwin (ALEX) iPath DJ AIG Sugar TR Sub-Idx ETN (SGG) Monsanto (MON) Syngenta (SYT)...
If there’s anything we like to cover besides net/nets here at Cheap Stocks, it’s real estate, more specifically, companies that own relatively large amounts of raw land, commercial property, or a combination of the two. My portfolio is chock full of these companies, from retailers such as Cabela’s, to restaurants (Cracker Barrell, Denny’s) to...Continue reading